THE TIMES / SUNDAY TIMES FOOD BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021
‘Claudia Roden channels the sun and warm glow of the Mediterranean. To read Claudia is to sit at her table, with everything, simply, as it should be.’ – Yotam Ottolenghi
‘I could not love this book more. A palpable instant classic, infused with wisdom, generosity and achievable deliciousness. Every page feels like a blessing.’ – Nigella Lawson
‘Claudia Roden is the queen of all cookbook writers. Med is a beautiful book brimming with wisdom and exquisite good taste.’ – Jay Rayner
‘It’s a book for cooks’ – Dan Saladino, BBC Radio 4 The Food Programme
‘A bible of classic and comforting dishes that will prove to be the foundations of any cook’s kitchen.’ – Stylist
Travel the med from the comfort of your kitchen.
Claudia Roden is credited with revolutionising Western attitudes to Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food. Over thirty years on from her first Mediterranean cookbook, Claudia shares the sun-soaked simplicity of the Mediterranean with new recipes for effortless, everyday cooking.
This is how Claudia cooks for friends and family – always putting flavour first, beautiful ingredients, fuss-free cooking, relaxed eating.
From Provence to the Levant, Andalusia to Morocco, explore the many and varied flavours of the Mediterranean as Claudia shares a life’s worth of travelling and stories along with the food she cooks now.